March Madness 2017: Big Ten Tournament bracket: Purdue is the favorite and Maryland is at ‘home’

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The Big Ten tournament will be played in Washington D.C. this season, meaning that the favored Purdue Boilermakers will essentially be playing in No. 3 seed Maryland’s backyard. The intrigue here, however, may actually be with the teams on the bubble, where Iowa and Illinois will be looking to play their way onto the right side of the bubble. Both teams probably need two wins to feed good about their chances.